Reinventing the Wheel?

This week’s gospel reading is from John 15. It is one of the more beloved passages and my confirmation verse. Jesus said, I am the vine and you are the branches. This passage pulls from imagery of leaves and branches connected to the main vine that has roots deep underground. It is these roots thatContinue reading “Reinventing the Wheel?”

Go to a lonely place and pray…

From Mark 1:35: “And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went to a desolate place, and there he prayed.” It somehow strikes us as remarkable that Jesus would go off to a lonely place and pray. I don’t know why but it doesn’t always match up inContinue reading “Go to a lonely place and pray…”